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The first anti-aircraft missile systems (ADMS) medium-range s-350 “Vityaz” will receive 24-I mobile anti-aircraft missile brigade (Trbr), have informed “news” sources in the defense Ministry.
Its main task will be to protect strategically important objects in Krasnoyarsk region, Khakassia and other Siberian regions. The team will have to cover quite a large area, it will change positions depending on the situation, said sources in the defense Ministry.
In April it was reported that the development of s-500 “Prometheus” and a number of radar stations is nearing completion, and soon the troops are expected s-350 “Vityaz”.
S-350 “Vityaz” is equipped with two types of missiles. 9М100 designed to defeat aerodynamic and ballistic targets at a distance of about 120 miles, moving at speeds up to 4.8 kilometers per second. 9M96 is able to intercept at the speed of one kilometer per second, low-flying targets such as cruise missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles and loitering combat blocks removed from the SAM to a distance of 15 kilometers.
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